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BDS Threatening Netflix Lawsuit over Israeli Thriller ‘Fauda’

The BDS letter mentions that the series’ creators, Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, are themselves veterans of IDF special forces, and “support the machinery of the occupation, Israeli colonialism and apartheid.”

Bar Refaeli Loses DiCaprio Defense, Will Pay Taxes on Tens of Millions

Judge Bornstein questioned why Leonardo DiCaprio had not been brought to testify

Exhibition Examines How Jewish Artists View ‘That Man’

Throughout history, Jesus was an anathema for the Jews who lived under Christian rule. But staring in the 19th century Jewish and Israeli artists have engaged with the figure of Jesus.
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Pacino to Star in 2020 Amazon Nazi Hunting Series

The series follows "a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City."
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A&E, Paramount, Defund COPS After 32 Seasons

A&E is covering the unexpected gap in its schedule with "Race and Resolution," in partnership with the NAACP.

‘Synonyms’ about an Israeli at War with being Israeli Wins 2019 Berlin Film Festival...

The film is based on Lapid's own experiences of living as an Israeli abroad and his ambivalence about being an Israeli.

Egypt’s Chief Cleric Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.

European Broadcasting Union Threatens to Cancel 2019 Eurovision in Israel

On Monday afternoon, PM Netanyahu is expected convene a special meeting to discuss the issue of splitting the Israeli broadcasting corporation, which has his fingerprints and choke marks on its neck.

Russian Theater Troupe Takes Residence at Stanton Street Shul

This is Stanton's centennial year (it was founded back in 1913) and having an in house theatrical company seems absolutely in line with the shul's view of itself.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Rock Tel Aviv

20,000 fans heard Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett sing together at Park HaYarkon in Tel Aviv on Saturday night.

Shalva Band Withdraws from Eurovision Contest to Avoid Sabbath Desecration

The Shalva Band is regularly invited to perform at cultural venues, at dignitary events, and with celebrity artists.

Unknown Activist Painted Arafat Street Sign Black in Southern France

The mayor argued in court that he had named a street after late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin "in the same neighborhood."

Watch 701 Yoga Mats Forge 3 Puzzles About Jerusalem’s Future

"At the end of the event, participants will be able to take a piece of our collective dream for Jerusalem, one of the most spiritual cities in the world, home with them.”

Heirs of Jewish Art Dealer Sue Bavaria over Works by Beckmann, Klee, Gris

The Limbach Commission, a panel set up by Germany to return Nazi-looted art in public collections, has already issued a recommendation against returning a painting by Gris that used to hang in Flechtheim’s Berlin apartment.

Jerry Lewis: Still Can’t Watch Female Comics (Video)

When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.

Netanyahu Praises Scarlett Johansson in AIPAC Speech

In his speech at the 2014 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Jewish-American actress Scarlett...

Caroline Glick’s Latma Returns

Caroline Glick's Latma will soon be on Israel Channel 1.

Say It Ain’t So: Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’ Accused of Anti-Semitism

As one Twitter user put it: "SO, when the show had the handler speaking yiddish, it implies that she’s Jewish, because goyim simply just don’t usually speak it."

Arab MKs Hope to Yank Eurovision Contest from Jerusalem

The Joint Arab List has announced it plans to petition the European Broadcasting Union to cancel the Eurovision Song Contest, scheduled to take place in Jerusalem.

Hollywood Star Zooey Deschanel Converted to ‘Judaism’

Her husband is Jewish and she converted before they were married in June, while she was pregnant.

Leftist Actor Calls Likud ‘Herd of Cud-Munching Cattle’

Leftists, whose free speech may have cost Labor the election, once again shoot themselves in the mouth.

‘Balfour at 100’ Exhibition Showing at the Knesset

The Jerusalem Biennale exhibition entitled Balfour at 100, featuring the artwork of three British artists, will be temporarily re-sited from its location in the Museum of Underground Prisoners into the Knesset.
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Barbra Streisand Cloned her Dog Samantha – Twice

“They have different personalities,” the Brooklyn native Streisand, whose zaide was a cantor in Russia, told Variety.

X-Factor Judge to Visit Israel and May Choose to Be a Jew

The expected birth of a boy to Jewess Lauren Silverman and her Roman Catholic boyfriend and X-Factor Judge Simon Cowell has prompted him to...

Leonard Nimoy Rushed To Hospital

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP.”

BDS Again: European Nations Boycott Eurovision in Jerusalem

It's not yet clear how many other nations may use the supposedly non-political, musical bridge between cultural groups that Eurovision was supposed to represent since its creation in 1956.

Lodz Hosts First-Ever Jewish Festival, Honors City’s Illustrious Jewish Fire Marshal

In recent years, a growing number of these individuals, popularly known as the “Hidden Jews of Poland,” have begun to explore their connections to Judaism

Bibi and Garfunkel

PM Netanyahu hosted singer Art Gunfunkel yesterday in Jerusalem. Netanyahu told Garfunkel that he often listens to his song "The Boxer" during his walks. Sara Netanyahu...

Pop Culture Pundit Sees Superman as Paradigm of the Assimilated Jew

"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."

In Tel Aviv, the Coronavirus Brings Back Legendary Drive-In Theater

Each screening will welcome a total of 200 vehicles, movie audio will be transmitted in high quality via an FM radio frequency.

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